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Offline Gasguy79

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FWA furnace in attic
« on: April 29, 2017, 09:56:39 PM »
Have a cx that want to put his 90 plus furnace in his attic lots of room won't have to do horizontal install just a couple mods to ductwork
Checked code book for this type of install and not really seeing anything saying we can't do this I recommended a pan with overflow switch etc and he is going to build a room for unit to sit in and isolate from rest of attic
Just wondering is anyone has completed this type of install and any advice

Offline Sergroum

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Re: FWA furnace in attic
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2017, 12:38:42 AM »
The sound from my attic installed furnaces seems to travel further/are more pronounced then the ones in the basement. So if the furnace is loud and he's got bedrooms right beneath, you might have a problem.

Offline rmuntz

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Re: FWA furnace in attic
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2017, 07:35:22 AM »
Is the attic conditioned? Condensate line could freeze, venting might need insulating?